What’s New? – Fifth Sunday in Lent -04-03-22
LUTHERAN DISASTER RESPONSE –Your gifts will support Ukrainians and others. Gifts to “Eastern Europe Crisis Response” will be used in full (100%) to assist those affected by the crisis in Ukraine and neighboring countries. Checks or money orders can be sent to: Lutheran Disaster Response
P.O. Box 1809
Merrifield, VA 22116-8009 Write “Eastern Europe Crisis Response” on your check memo line.
Give by phone at 800-638-3522 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CT) or online.EASTER LILY FUND – Please complete the form on the narthex table to donate. A $12.00 donation is asked for lilies. Please label your check, “Easter Flowers”. Deadline is April 13, 2022.EASTER HAMS – your free ham can be donated for our soup kitchen ministry. Contact Phyllis Fawcett: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MASKS ARE OPTIONAL Traditional communion has returned, but communion cups will still be available.
SAVE THE DATES:
BLOOD DRIVE is scheduled for Thursday, April 28 from 1-7 PM.
Please email Jeff Behling at email@example.com to help.
SUNDAY SCHOOL – is back in session, and its never too late to join in the fun! Many thanks to Nancy Wood and her staff as well as the parents who support them.
CHOIR PRACTICE – continues each Sunday after a short coffee hour snack at 10:15 a.m.
WORK DAYS are scheduled for Sat., April 2 and 16 at 8:00 a.m. Please come help prepare our church for upcoming events and Easter. Many hands make light work!
FISH N CHIPS DINNER is coming back on Sun., Apr. 3 from 4-7 p.m. Be sure to get your tickets as soon as possible as a limited number of extra meals will be available that day. Contact Judi Wolff to volunteer your help.
EASTER EGG HUNT – returns to SOTH on Sat., April 9 from 2-4 p.m. rain or shine! Ages walking to 10 years old are welcomed to this CDC compliant event. Nut free candy is needed to fill plastic eggs. Please take a bag from the narthex, fill, label and return by 4/3. Please spread the word and see JD Allen if you would like to help.
CONFIRMATION PROGRAM changes will be outlined at an Open Forum on Thur., April 7 at 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Zoom class is cancelled for that evening. All are invited! Please contact Pastor Jack for more information.
HOLY WEEK SERVICES are scheduled for Maundy Thursday on 4/14/22 and a Good Friday Tenebrae Service on 4/15/22. Both services are at 8 p.m.
EASTER BRUNCH is coming back on April 17! – Please check the sign up sheet on the narthex table to register and indicate what you would like to contribute to the meal and if you will help set up or clean up. Thank you to the DiCola’s for leading this event.
SPRING VENDOR FAIR – Sat., April 30 from 10 AM – 3 PM. Please see Barbara Osborne to volunteer or email SOTHvendorday@gmail.com
YOUR HELP IS NEEDED – CONTROL ROOM HELP, OFFICE VOLUNTEERS, COFFEE HOUR HOSTS, FINANCIAL COUNTERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, DEACONS AND USHERS are all needed. Training joyfully provided. If someone calls to recruit you, please prayerfully consider how YOU can serve. You can always volunteer by contacting the office.
FOOD DONATIONS – for Connect for Community can be placed in the shopping cart in the narthex. Click here for a list of items they would like.
HYMN SUGGESTIONS – can be given to Ronn Sacchiero directly or emailed to him at firstname.lastname@example.org. The hymns will be considered for a future worship service.
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